How Bobby Knight took the fun out of the Army-Navy Game

Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report By TOM SHANAHAN The road trip of the year for the West Point Corps of Cadets is to the Army-Navy Game. They board a bus for the round trip from West Point to the site of the game, traditionally Philadelphia. Obviously, it’s not an Animal House Road Trip with Otter commandeering Flounder’s big Lincoln and wrecking it. The Corps of Cadets have duties -- formal and informal. There is the March On. Army’s…

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Looking back at Coach K and the early lesson
Looking back on Coach K

Looking back at Coach K and the early lesson

The first time Mike Krzyzewski crossed into my basketball circle was decades ago, although I was unaware who he was. No one knew the future Coach K was on a course to fame that started as an Indiana graduate assistant coach under his mentor, Bobby Knight. Krzyzewski, by then a retired Army captain upon fulfilling his West Point military commitment, had played for Knight at Army, graduating in 1969. Knight later helped Coach K land the Army job…

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